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Operations Accountant

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    £36k - 42k per year + excellent benefits and up to 10% bonus

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    Gayle Britton

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    about 2 months ago

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Operations Accountant - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Salary £36,000 to £42,000 depending on experience + excellent benefits and up to 10% bonus

Initial 12 month Fixed Term contract

Are you a confident, fully qualified Accountant with Accounting experience within a large company/global organisation? Have you worked in a dynamic and fast-moving accounting team within a global business? If you can answer yes to all these questions and are looking for an exciting new challenge, then this could be what you’re looking for…

We are looking for a fully qualified Operations Accountant to join our globally renowned client’s Accounting Team in Peterborough. This is a Full Time position, it’s initially a 12 month contract, but there may be ongoing opportunities within the Finance team, at a world leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment!

What would you do?

  • Be a member of the Business Support Accounting team responsible for the reporting of Fixed and Variable Costs for the Peterborough facility, along with associated analysis & commentary on a monthly basis.
  • Month end financial close including journal preparation, cost allocations and associated trend analysis.
  • Support annual business planning and forecasting cycles for key business areas within the OTD (order to delivery) organisation.
  • Act as Business Partner to OTD leaders through the provision of value-add cost reporting and KPIs, including monthly presentation.
  • Completion of monthly corporate reporting requirements.
  • Development of current processes and reporting cascade.
  • Support the calculation of annual overhead cost rates
  • Adhoc project work

What are we looking for?

  • Ideally fully qualified in one of the following ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent.
  • Large company / global organisation accounting experience - essential
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to understand detailed data and analysis and translate to key messages for non-finance leaders.
  • Previous management accounting experience.
  • Excellent business partnering & leadership skills.
  • Effective communication skills and confident in presenting financial information to senior management.
  • Ability to fit into a dynamic and fast-moving accounting team and global business.
  • Good organisation skills and ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered for this role, in-line with the needs of the business.  

This advert represents a summary of the full role description. To apply, please submit a copy of your up-to-date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Applicants must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted.